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Nationalist to Transnational Insurgency: State Repression and Violent Extremist Scale Shift - History of Chechen and Somali Insurgencies, Formation and Destruction of ICU, Al-Shabaab and ISIS
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This research recommends five changes to the U.S. military approach to defeating violent extremist organizations. The first is the introduction of a scale of conflict to U.S. military doctrine in JP 3-0 with intra-state, inter-state, extra-state, non-state, and transnational scales.
An Assessment of Likelihood: Potential Cooperation Between Mexican Drug Cartels and Al Qaeda or ISIS - Stark Differences in Group Identity, Ideology, Decision-making Makes Cooperation Unlikely
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The likelihood of cooperative relationships between Mexican drug cartels and Al Qaeda's core or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a matter of debate and U.S. national security. Despite the significance of the issue, the topic is widely void of objective analysis.
Greece and the Migrant Crisis: The Threat of Foreign Terrorist Fighters - Potential Islamic State ISIS Operative Transit and Recruitment Opportunities, EU and NATO Coordination in Processing Migrants
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,710. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Since the June 2014 establishment of the "caliphate" by the Islamic State, there has been an alarming increase in the number of terrorist attacks in Europe. Concurrently, wave after wave of migrants from war-torn countries such as Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan have landed on Greek shores—and the shores of other southern European countries—in search of safety and freedom.
Why Do Americans Go Abroad to Fight in Foreign Conflicts? Islamic State ISIS Recruitment to the Battlefields of Syria and Iraq Using Bidirectional Social Media Network Connections, Integration Deficit
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Since proclaiming the caliphate in 2014, the Islamic State (ISIS) has been recruiting men and women to the battlefields of Syria and Iraq from countries around the world. This study explores why American men and women volunteered to join ISIS and leave behind their families, their friends, and the comforts of American society.
2018 U.S. Intelligence Community Worldwide Threat Assessment - Coats Testimony: Global Cyber Threats, WMD Nuclear Proliferation, Terrorism, Foreign Denial and Deception, Space and Counterspace
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Director of National Intelligence Daniel R. Coats presented the 2018 annual U.S. intelligence community worldwide threat assessment in Congressional testimony on February 13, 2018. In the published report, Coats provides a thorough review of the status of possible threats from a wide variety of nations and terror groups.
Veiled "Bombshells": Women's Participation in Islamist Extremist Organizations - Evolving Active Roles by Women in Violent Organizations, HAMAS, al-Qaeda, Islamic State ISIS, Suicide Bombing Martyrs
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,970. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Faced with what seems to be a growing trend within violent extremist organizations, states, militaries, policymakers, and academics are confronted with a vital question: Are women purely serving as baby factories for future terrorists, as sex slaves, as logistical support, and as sacrificial lambs; or, do they have a more active, combatant role?
Strategic Communications: The State Department Versus the Islamic State - Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications (CSCC) Countering ISIS Propaganda and Recruitment Efforts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
As the battle against the Islamic State unfolds on the battleground and in cyberspace, the U.S. government has declared its commitment to disrupt—and ultimately defeat—the terrorist group. The Islamic State, also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and ISIS, has become one of the most deadly and influential terrorist groups in the Middle East.
The Insurgency Business: The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, 2010-2016 - Comprehensive Survey of Capability to Manage Money, Manpower, and Materiel, Recruiting to Support the Caliphate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Even though its caliphate has been reduced in size and scope in 2017, the IS's entrepreneurial capability to effectively manage money, manpower, and materiel has enabled it to develop its brand as the deadliest and most widely known terrorist organization. The narrative of the IS being a governing body promoted a value proposition of financial stability, security, religious structure for worship.
Unconventional Restraint: Obstacles to Army Special Operations Forces' Employment in Support to Resistance Operations - ARSOF STR Irregular Warfare and Case Study of Syria, Assad and ISIS
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Recent history provides several examples of presidential decisions to leverage U.S. military support to resistance movements (STR) to, as outlined in Joint Publication 3-05, Special Operations (2014), "coerce, disrupt or overthrow a government or occupying power" in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, and most recently, Syria.
Southeast Asia: ISIS's Next Front - Islamic State Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs) Establishing Networks in Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia, Ways to Detect and Improve Key Vulnerabilities
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study examines key factors that may help the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) establish a new province, or front, within Southeast Asia. It poses the questions: What conditions have already allowed ISIS's brand of terrorism to spread to the region and how could they enable the terrorist organization to establish a front there?